Motifs: January 2022

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Richard Larkin (UNIV 61, IAC St 62-63) recently retired after 41 years of singing with the Washington Cathedral Choral Society, which sings mostly at the Washington National Cathedral, also at the Kennedy Center and other venues. In 1987, the ensemble sang in Beethoven's 9th Symphony, performed outdoors in the Old Market Square in Warsaw, Poland.

Paula Salerno Herbart (AS 80, IAC St 83-84, 89-92, IAA St 89-91) was recently named one of Crain’s Detroit Business’s 2021 “Michigan’s 100 Most Influential Women.” She is currently in her second term as president of the Michigan Education Association, the state’s largest education labor union.

Kat Coiro (IAC 92-93, IAA 93-97, IAC Fac 15-19) directed the forthcoming feature film Marry Me, which stars Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson. The film will be released in theatres and on the streaming service Peacock on Feb. 11, 2022. Coiro also produced and directed several episodes of the upcoming Disney+ series She/Hulk, which will premiere in 2022.

David Heinze (IAC 07-09, IAA 12-13) won first prize in the first-ever National Competition for Organ Accompaniment, held Jan. 8, 2022 at St. Paul's Church, K Street in Washington, D.C. The competition, sponsored by Schoenstein & Co. Organ Builders, featured four finalists chosen from a recorded round, performing various accompanied repertoire with a professional choir.

Tyler Collins (IAA 05-07) appeared in 44 episodes of CBeebies, a popular BBC show for children, which is available to watch on YouTube. Collins also appeared in the CBeebies holiday special, “CBeebies Presents: The Night Before Christmas.”

Bence Temesvári (IAC 16-17) has been appointed principal cellist of the Wiener Symphoniker.